Your Chance to Comment on State’s New Walking Safety Plan

You may not be excited to learn that NMDOT has released its draft Pedestrian Safety Plan. This possible lack of excitement is quite understandable, even if you actually do care about walking safety, perhaps to the point of reading this blog. Given the opportunity to read a “State plan,” one almost immediately considers a nap,… Read More Your Chance to Comment on State’s New Walking Safety Plan

Yes, infrastructure is a social justice issue

Wanna see the easiest, quickest illustration of how economic vulnerability correlates with death/injury to those trying to walk our roads? Above is a screengrab from the (prepare yourself for some acronyms) Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) Albuquerque Area High Fatality and Injury Network (HFIN) online set of maps. As stated on the page, “this map… Read More Yes, infrastructure is a social justice issue

Bit o’ Good News on Coors Blvd. Reminds Me of the Bad Times

Heard yesterday that some long-long-long needed pedestrian improvements are currently being crafted for both the west and east sides of Coors Blvd. between Rio Bravo (NM-500) and Gun Club Rd. That good news got me remembering a little something I wrote, it turns out to have been exactly five years ago tomorrow, on one of… Read More Bit o’ Good News on Coors Blvd. Reminds Me of the Bad Times